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The nature fakers

Ralph H. Lutts

The nature fakers

wildlife, science & sentiment

by Ralph H. Lutts

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Fulcrum in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.,
    • Natural history -- United States -- Historiography.,
    • Nature -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Nature in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRalph H. Lutts.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH104 .L88 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2207310M
      ISBN 101555910548
      LC Control Number89029521

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